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14/12/2018 10:43am

Focusing on last mile delivery and streamlining procedures will increase ease of living for SMEs: PM Modi

image Focusing on last mile delivery and streamlining procedures will increase ease of living for SMEs: PM Modi

New Delhi, Dec 14 (KNN) Prime Minister, Narendra Modi stressed on the need to improve last mile delivery and focus on streamlining procedures which would improve not just the doing business rankings but also increase the ease of living for small businesses and the common man.

Modi said this during a high-level meeting to review progress with regard to ease of doing business (EODB). 

He said that this is extremely important for India as an emerging and vibrant economy.

He also spoke of the tremendous global interest about the rise in India's doing business rankings. 

The Prime Minister was briefed on progress being made on various parameters related to EODB.

Subjects such as construction permits, enforcement of contracts, registering property, starting a business, getting electricity, getting credit, and resolving insolvency came up for discussion.  

India’s rise in the World Bank doing business rankings from 142 to 77, over the last four years, was taken note of. 

Officials explained the steps being taken to plug shortcomings and resolve bottlenecks in implementing business reforms. 

The meeting was attended by senior Union Ministers related to economic matters; Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis; Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal; and senior officials from the Union Government, Maharashtra Government and Delhi Government.  

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